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Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
. romney showed that softer sides on that temperaturing speech talking about a dying 14-year-old boy he befriended from the san francisco show "saturday night lights jrktsz. >> david didn't make it, but he did not lose, david's one of my heroes rp heroes, he's one of the confidence builders i have in america's future. >> romney's retooled speech is evidence of a growing role of ann romney and the couple's oldest son tag in the campaign that they're the ones pushing candidate romney to humanize himself, play all the charitable size. yesterday romney also passed out mcdonald's to reporters and had an impromptu rope line where he shook the hands of fourth and fifth graders. the next potential turning point in the campaign will come thursday when vice president biden and paul ryan fates off in danville, kentucky. last night the debate got a mention before a crowd of 4,000 in michigan by a guy who introduced ryan as a fellow hunter and a fellow fan of rock 'n roll, none other than mr. kid rock. >> i enjoyed it so much, i think i might throw a keg party for the ryan-biden debate. >> of course
Oct 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
willing to talk about? >> the only thing i would say is the romney campaign does not seem to be trying to, the obama folks have spent a lot of money talking about the debate, forget big bird, but the real ads are in the battleground states. the romney campaign hasn't done that. >> when you have chris the media does it enough and when you have chris matthews spreading the message for you, why do it yourself? >> but there is a danger of overconfidence. yes, it was one debate. we have two more debates and the vice presidential. i don't know how much that will matter, but -- >> it's the most important event this week. >> but 28 days is a long time. >> most important event this week, until the next one. all right, stick around. i want to talk a little senate when we come back on the other side and i have nathan here. i can't help myself. and a "roll call" guy. we're in geek heaven, right, liz? trivia time. we asked who were the first vice presidential candidates to participate in a televised general election debate? the answer? democrat wars! bob dole and walter mondale, the 1976 vice presiden
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
with talking points to make the best of the president's less than stellar showing. >> governor romney had a masterful performance. >> he delivered a very good performance. >> it was a masterful, theatrical performance. >> george burns said all you need is sincerity. >> again, i'm not going to take away from mitt's masterful theatrical performance. >> do you get the sense about how they were going to refer to romney's performance? theatrical, bringing up george burns, some other actors from the '40s and '50s. vp debate, paul ryan, he's in virginia holed up doing debate prep. joe biden is holed up in delaware doing debate prep. the question's going to be this is more of an affair, how hot does biden go? joe biden's been reading paul ryan's book. today, two days before he meets the president before the. the debate, romney will attempt to seize on the administration's -- this is by our account his tenth foreign policy speech of the campaign. romney's forays into foreign policy has been a mixed bag. from his rush to criticize the president on egypt and libya before all the facts were known. >>
Oct 8, 2012 9:00am EDT
talking to voters, the debate. certainly those inclined to vote for romney. it's firing them up. now, democrats say it took a little while for them to feel some of the passion. they believe they've got it. we went block by block as they were knocking on doors and trying to get the the vote up. so we talked to romney's state director and the local chair. here's how they see the race. >> we've got a lot of people who voted for obama in '08 who were independents in our victory centers saying i'm trying to make up for my vote in '08. >> the energy that's building among the democratic base and among those independents who supported the president four years ago, that's happening again right now. >> and so you get a sense that both sides feel confident. it's really hard to tell, chuck, which way it will go because as we went block by block, we saw u a lot of energy on both sides, so it's about repeating for democrats. about trying to get back to tradition for republicans. chuck? >> we're going to do this one county at a time if we're lucky. there are not that many swing counties in the batt
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
're talking single digits here, 7% in florida, 7%, 6%, in these three states that said the debates mattered. among that small sliver of people, they all favored romney for those that say debates mattered. >> this is what we've been saying throughout the campaign. this electorate who picked sides early, the undecided has been low, those firmly committed to a candidate has been very high. and then you come to the debates, as lob sidpsided as it 97% tell us they already made up their minds. you're talking about single digits having picked sides as a result of the debate, and romney got the advantage there. we see a slight closing of the numbers in these three critical states, but nothing to change -- to alter the fundamental chemistry of this race. you still have a close race. it looks a little bit like it did, as you say, before the conventions, slight edge to obama, particularly in ohio. but very close. >> i want to look at his job approval rating, if you will. among likely voters and among registered voters. among likely voters, we have a screen up here. post-debate, it's approval ratings.
Oct 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
cut for the middle class and make it permanent. just get out of the way. stop talking about how you care about people. show me something. >> vice president biden tried to portray the democratic ticket as the defenders of the middle class. joining me now on behalf of the romney/ryan campaign, republican senator ron johnson. good morning. >> good morning, chuck. >> i want to see if you agreed with this lead in politico. welcome to the joe biden show, paul ryan. the well-behaved 42-year-old seemed look i can a spectator as the volume ubl vice president delivered a forceful, bordering bombastic counterattack against a surging gop ticket during thursday's vice presidential debate. >> one thing was the rude performance by vice president. >> you thought it was rude? >> it was rude. and paul was nice and polite. it was paul. the vice president didn't have a plan as the president doesn't have a plan. both vice president biden and president obama have a real problem. they have empty trhetoric. for vice president biden, it was a tactic to appeal to their base, the occupy wall street crowd beca
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)